LNJ033 - Lightning Sucks 2: Electric Boogaloo
Lighting sucks Timing Attacks Privacy

LNJ033 - Lightning Sucks 2: Electric Boogaloo

Lightning Junkies
Lightning Junkies

Elias Rohrer Talks Timing Attacks

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This is the 33rd episode of the Lightning Junkies podcast. In this special episode we have guest co-host Shinobi of BlockDigest! PHD Payment Channel researcher Elias Rohrer joined us for this episode to talk about his research paper. We cover not only some of the drawbacks on the Lightning Network, but also possible ways to overcome the centralized nature of the Lightning Network.

We talk about:

  • Elias' Background
  • Threats to Lightning Network Privacy
  • Elias’ Paper
  • Adversary Models
  • Challenges in the Lightning Network
  • Threats from Blockchain Analysis
  • The Costs of Good Opsec
  • Timing Attacks

Elias’ Twitter: Elias Rohrer (@_tnull)
Elias’ Paper: https://arxiv.org/pdf/2006.12143.pdf

BlockDigest where Shinobi Talks about Elias’ Paper: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YmHBXMHD76M&t

Shinobi’s Twitter: Prince of the Universe |SHI256| (@brian_trollz)
Shinobi’s Previous LNJ Episode: sicksub.network/LNJ011

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